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Jessica Schaub, Indigenous Master of Science Student in Oceanography

Credits:  Indigenous STEM Jessica Schaub is a Master’s student in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences. Jessica is conducting her Master’s research on jellyfish blooms. She is also the co-President of the UBC chapter of the Canadian Indigenous Science and Engineering Society. In this video Jessica shares her exciting story of being passionate about […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20199 Views

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Explore Behind-the-Scenes at Billy Bishop Airport This Saturday for Doors Open Toronto

Toronto (May 23, 2019) – On Saturday, May 25, 2019, media are invited to tour Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as part of the 20th annual Doors Open Toronto, presented by Great Gulf. Throughout the day, thousands of people are expected to visit Billy Bishop Airport as part of the annual city-wide event. This year’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201911 Views

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Government of Canada Congratulates Bearspaw First Nation on the Grand Opening of the Bearspaw Kananaskis Travel Centre

From: Indigenous Services Canada May, 23 2019 – Stoney Band, AB – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nations to support community-driven economic development projects to build thriving, healthier, and more sustainable communities. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulates Chief Darcy Dixon and Bearspaw […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201912 Views

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MMF Recognized by Government of Canada for its Community-based Monitoring of the Lake Winnipeg Basin

May 23, 2019 Today, the Government of Canada formally acknowledged the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and its volunteers for their continued work monitoring the quality of Lake Winnipeg. “We are very excited to play an integral role in watershed monitoring for the Lake Winnipeg Basin,” said John Parenteau, MMF Minister Responsible for Fisheries. “Protecting our […]

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Government of Canada announces investment in women’s organizations in Calgary and High River

From: Status of Women Canada May 23, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

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Nunavut Parks Program Public Consultations

Department of Environment Nunavut Parks and Special Places Division will be hosting a public consultation meeting in Baker Lake to present the Draft Nunavut Parks Program. The Program ensures our natural and cultural heritage is protected, enjoyed and appreciated. Anyone who would like to learn about the draft program and provide input and guidance is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201911 Views

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NT Government: 2019 Outstanding Volunteers Ceremony

On May 30th, 2019, the Department of Municipal and Community Affairs will present the Northwest Territories (NWT) 2019 Outstanding Volunteer Awards at a ceremony in Yellowknife. These annual awards provide an opportunity to show our appreciation to volunteers and volunteer organizations for their outstanding contributions in communities across the territory. MACA presents the NWT Outstanding […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201911 Views

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Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac TJ Harvey to highlight economic prosperity project in Tobique First Nation

From: Indigenous Services Canada May 23, 2019 — Tobique First Nation, Maliseet Territory, NB — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the economic growth of First Nations communities through investments that create jobs and promote prosperity. Today, MP TJ Harvey, on behalf of the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201910 Views

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BC Housing: Homes under construction for Indigenous youth and Elders

KAMLOOPS – Indigenous design and vision will guide the development of an innovative affordable housing project breaking ground in Kamloops. The Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services Society is developing the affordable rental housing, offering 31 new homes that will co-house Elders with First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth (ages 16-27). This housing is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201910 Views

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Mount Royal University honours national leaders with University’s first Honorary Doctors of Laws and prepares to install new president and vice-chancellor, Dr. Timothy Rahilly

May 23, 2019 Don Braid, Dawn Farrell, David Johnston, Ann McCaig and Margaret Southern will receive Honorary Doctors of Laws from Mount Royal University for their outstanding achievements and community service. Mount Royal celebrates the time-honoured tradition of convocation June 5, 6 and 7. Mount Royal recently moved to Part 1 of the Post-Secondary Learning […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20197 Views

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Government of Canada invests in women’s organizations in Southwestern Ontario

From: Status of Women Canada May 23, 2019 – Strathroy, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20197 Views

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Boil Water Advisory – Rankin Inlet

The Department of Health is issuing a boil water advisory for the Hamlet of Rankin Inlet. This is a precautionary measure due to high turbidity (cloudy water) levels. During a boil water advisory, all water for consumption must be brought to a rolling boil for a minimum of one full minute. It is essential that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201910 Views

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MUN: Smooth sailing: Industrial research chair focuses on marine passenger transportation technology

A new investment from the Canadian Ferry Association (CFA) will enhance the Marine Institute’s research expertise in marine passenger transportation technology. The establishment of the $695,000, five-year industrial research chair in the School of Maritime Studies was announced today by Serge Buy, chief executive officer, Canadian Ferry Association, and Glenn Blackwood, vice-president, Memorial University (Marine […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Media advisory: The Honourable Carolyn Bennett will make an important announcement in support of women’s and Indigenous organizations in Toronto

From: Status of Women Canada The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Member of Parliament for Toronto-St. Paul’s, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, will make an important announcement in support of women’s and Indigenous organizations in Toronto. The details are […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201910 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker is a Step Towards Reconciliation: “A Peacemaker Who Wanted a Better Future for His People”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker is a Step Towards Reconciliation: “A Peacemaker Who Wanted a Better Future for His People” May 23, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is participating today in the exoneration ceremony for Chief Poundmaker and apology by Prime Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201913 Views

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Nunatsiavut Government: Northern Climate Action

The Climate Change Preparedness in the North (CCPN) Program and the Climate Change Health Adaptation Program (CCHAP) are pleased to present the second edition of the Northern Climate Action newsletter! This newsletter updates you on climate change adaptation efforts in Yukon, the Northwest Territories (NWT), Nunavut, Nunavik, and Nunatsiavut, made through federal program funds from […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20199 Views

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Waterton Lakes National Park visitor centre honoured with traditional Blackfoot ceremony

From: Parks Canada Parks Canada and the Blackfoot Confederacy mark the start of construction with blessing May 23, 2019 Waterton Park, Alberta Parks Canada Agency Across the country, Parks Canada and Indigenous peoples are partners in conserving Canada’s natural and cultural heritage and sharing the stories of these treasured places. Today, Parks Canada was honoured […]

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MB Government: Province Invests $2.7 Million in Policing and Public Safety Strategy

Law Enforcement Agencies and Manitoba Justice Working Together to Keep Manitobans Safe: Cullen The Manitoba government is taking further action to address challenges in the criminal justice system and ensure families feel safe in their homes and communities by investing $2.7 million in Manitoba’s Policing and Public Safety Strategy, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced today. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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U of L research project will provide access to detailed models of historical Blackfoot objects held in British museums

A team of University of Lethbridge researchers and Blackfoot Elders will soon embark on an ambitious project that will provide immediate virtual access to historical Blackfoot objects held in museums, thanks to federal funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund. The U of L researchers, led by Christine Clark (BFA ’10, MFA ’14), an […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201911 Views

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Government of Canada honours a private citizen’s contributions to address homelessness in Toronto

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 23, 2019 Toronto, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet, every day, vulnerable Canadians experience homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Public panel discussion at University of Helsinki: Mining and Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic

This event will bring together and engage representatives from various stakeholder groups and sectors, including the mining industry, indigenous peoples, government, and civil society organizations – with experiences and examples shared also from other regions in the Arctic (Canada, Sweden, Norway, Greenland). The panel discussion takes place on May 28, 2019 at the University of […]

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New Chair Appointed to Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

The government has appointed Cheryl Knockwood as the new chair of the Human Rights Commission. Ms. Knockwood currently resides in Sydney (known as Kuntewiktuk in Mi’kmaq) and has spent most of her working life focused on Indigenous law and policy. She replaces long-time commission member and former chair, Eunice Harker, who retires on June 25. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201913 Views

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Media Advisory – “History will be made” – Fort McKay Metis likely first in Canadian history to adopt a constitution and declare self-governance – event following vote

FORT MCKAY, AB, May 23, 2019 – In March 2018, the Fort McKay Metis made national headlines by announcing that they had taken the unprecedented step of buying the land on which they live.  This was a huge step towards self-determination. At a celebration of self-governance to be held this week, the McKay Metis will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201916 Views

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Canada and K’ómoks First Nation Settle Historic Claim

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada May 23, 2019 — Courtenay, BC — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Honouring Canada’s lawful obligations to Indigenous people and working collaboratively to settle outstanding claims is key to advancing reconciliation with Indigenous people. Marc Miller, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, and Chief Nicole […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201913 Views

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EY: Canadian executives’ appetite for dealmaking soars above historical average

Vast majority of Canadian executives see the domestic and global economies improving Executives target revenue growth greater than 10% in the coming year Technology and talent play key role in dealmaking and corporate confidence (Toronto, 23 May 2019) Canadian executives are so bullish on the economy that 76% of them expect to pursue M&A in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Pictou and Pictou Landing First Nation to benefit from cleaner environment and restoration of tidal inlet

From: Infrastructure Canada News release Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia, May 23, 2019—The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recognize that strategic investments in green infrastructure play a key role in supporting dynamic, healthy communities while creating good jobs that help grow the middle class. Today, Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf […]

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Star – Orion South Diamond Project Update on Recent Activities Toward the 2019 Trench Cutter Bulk Sampling Program

George H. Read, P. Geo., Senior Vice President Exploration and Development of Star Diamond Corporation (“Star Diamond” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that Rio Tinto Exploration Canada Inc (”RTEC”) have completed the ten Cutter Soil Mixing (“CSM”) panels at the proposed trench cutter bulk sample positions on the Star Kimberlite. As a result, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201911 Views

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Hotel Mira’s Charlie Kerr Takes His Battle with Mental Illness to the Stage in Support of the B.C. Schizophrenia Society

VANCOUVER, May 23, 2019 – Charlie Kerr and his band, Hotel Mira (https://www.hotelmiramusic.com/), will headline Re-Mind: An Evening of Art, Music, & Readings, a free all ages party taking place at Beaumont Studios in Vancouver on Friday, May 24th from 7 pm to 11 pm to mark National Schizophrenia and Psychosis Awareness Day. National Schizophrenia […]

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Barkerville Gold Mines Management Change

TORONTO, May 23, 2019 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSXV: BGM. the “Corporation” or “BGM”) is pleased to welcome Sean Masse to its executive team as the Vice President of Operations. Sean is a professional mining engineer who spent part of his youth in the Cariboo region of BC. He was formerly Mine Manager at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20199 Views

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Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project — Participant Funding Allocated

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 23, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $281,873.35 in federal funds to four recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Fifteen Mile Stream Gold Project, located approximately 95 kilometres northeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The funding was made […]

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Alexco Reminds Shareholders of Voting Cut-Off for Upcoming Shareholders Meeting

May 23, 2019 ‑ Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American:AXU, TSX:AXR) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) would like to remind shareholders they have until 1:30 p.m. (Vancouver time) on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 to vote their shares for the upcoming Annual General Meeting (the “Meeting”) of Alexco shareholders to be held at 1:30 pm (Vancouver Time) on Thursday, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20197 Views

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Government of Canada launches call for proposals for community-based projects to support seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Organizations are invited to apply for funding May 23, 2019                    Montreal, Quebec                    Employment and Social Development Canada Seniors make significant and valuable contributions to their families, communities, and workplaces. That is why the Government of Canada remains committed to providing older Canadians with greater security and a better […]

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Rubicon Minerals Provides Encouraging Drill Results at Depth at the Phoenix Gold Project

TORONTO, May 23, 2019  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) provides assay results from its 2019 drilling program at the Phoenix Gold Project (the “Project”). Assay Results Highlights (as of May 23, 2019) representing approximately 8,000 metres (“m”) of drilling in 2019: Drilling program at the 610- and […]

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Government of Canada Invests in Salmon Conservation in Kouchibouguac National Park

From: Parks Canada May 23, 2019 Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick Parks Canada Nature is our most precious resource yet it is increasingly under threat from climate change, human activity, and habitat loss. Since 1970, the world has lost approximately 60 percent of the populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. We know we […]

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Ascot Announces Closing Of C$15.9 Million Private Placement

Vancouver, B.C. May 22, 2019 — Ascot Resources Ltd (TSX.V: AOT; OTCQX: AOTVF) (“Ascot” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that further to its press releases of May 2, 7 and 15, 2019, it has closed the brokered and non-brokered private placement of 8,139,548 “flow-through shares” (within the meaning of subsection 66(15) of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Northern/NorthMart customers get Greener for Tomorrow and reap the rewards

Winnipeg, MB, April 22, 2019 – Northern and NorthMart’s northern customers who gave up plastic bags are going to see $379,000 come back to their communities through the Greener Tomorrow program. The program helps reduce communities’ use of plastic bags by encouraging the use of reusable bags. It started when Northern and Northmart gave every […]

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Suncor Energy announces $750 million medium term note offering

All financial figures are in Canadian dollars. CALGARY, Alberta, May 22, 2019 — Suncor announced today that it will issue $750 million of senior unsecured Series 6 Medium Term Notes due on May 24, 2029 (the “Notes”). The Notes will have a coupon of 3.10% and have been priced at $99.761 per $100 of Notes […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Northland Power Reports on the 2019 Annual General Meeting

TORONTO, May 22, 2019  — Northland Power Inc. (“Northland” or the “Company”) (TSX: NPI) today announced the results of the election of Directors at its Annual General Meeting (“the Meeting”) held on May 22, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario. The total number of voting shares represented by shareholders present in person and by proxy at the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20196 Views

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AgraFlora Organics to Sell up to 100,000 Kilograms of Dried Cannabis Flower to ICC International Cannabis Corp.

Vancouver, British Columbia / May 22, 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a five year commercial rights and off-take agreement with ICC International Cannabis Corp. (“ICC”) (CSE: WRLD.U) […]

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Abacus completes non-brokered private placement

Vancouver, BC – May 22, 2019. Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation (“Abacus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: AME) is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $175,000 through the issuance of 3,500,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.05 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common […]

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Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador – Participant Funding Allocated

From: Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency May 21, 2019 — Ottawa — Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated $216,232.57 in federal funds to 21 recipients to assist their participation in the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area. The […]

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BC Government: Community healing, resiliency boosted through arts, culture

May 22, 2019 VICTORIA – People throughout British Columbia are experiencing the power of art and culture through projects that received funding from the Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture program. “Arts and culture help lift people up, especially during times of adversity. They are an essential part of our identity and fuel a spirit […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201910 Views

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Throne speech sets stage to get Alberta working

Scrapping the $1.4-billion carbon tax, implementing the Job Creation Tax Cut, introducing the Open for Business Act and cutting job-killing red tape are part of an ambitious legislative plan outlined in the speech from the throne, delivered by Lt.-Gov. Lois Mitchell on May 22. “Albertans have always punched above their weight in the national economy. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20197 Views

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Four projects to enhance climate change resiliency in the Greater Montreal area

May 22, 2019 Montreal, Quebec — Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Vicki‑May Hamm, President of the Federation of Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Persons Case Awards 2019 – Celebrating progress towards gender equality for 40 years

From: Status of Women Canada July 8, 2019 is the deadline to submit nominations for this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case May 22, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Department for Women and Gender Equality The Department for Women and Gender Equality is calling for nominations for the 2019 Governor General’s […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20197 Views

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Unifor: Ships Stay Here campaign proves successful in closing shipbuilding gap

May 22, 2019 HALIFAX – Marine Workers Federation (MWF) Unifor Local 1 members at the Halifax Shipyard who ran the Ships Stay Here campaign are relieved after the federal government announced a contract award for two additional Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) to Irving Shipbuilding, Inc. for the Canadian Coast Guard. “We fought for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20196 Views

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Government of Canada announces judicial appointments in the province of Alberta

From: Department of Justice Canada May 22, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the new judicial application process introduced on October 20, 2016. The new process emphasizes transparency, merit, and diversity, and will continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20198 Views

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Air Borealis & Nunatsiavut Group of Companies to operate Torngat Mountains Base Camp for the next five years

May 22, 2019-Happy Valley – Goose Bay, NL – Building on the success of past seasons, Air Borealis and the Nunatsiavut Group of Companies (“NGC”), contracted by the Nunatsiavut Government, will act as base camp operators for the world-renowned Torngat Mountains Base Camp and Research Station (“TMBC”) until at least 2023. TMBC is located on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20199 Views

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Federal, provincial, territorial ministers responsible for seniors meet to discuss support for Canada’s aging population

May 22, 2019           Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Seniors The Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Ministers Responsible for Seniors Forum met today to discuss key priorities and meaningful ways to support current and future generations of Canadian seniors. The meeting was co-chaired by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 20199 Views

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More inclusive workforce to advance tech sector in B.C.

May 22, 2019 SURREY – People under-represented in B.C.’s growing technology and engineering sectors, including women, Indigenous peoples, immigrants and people with disabilities, will have better opportunities and advancement through new government-supported initiatives. Provincial funding of up to $2.2 million over two years will break down barriers through pilot projects, such as mentorship for employees […]

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